Pro Audio Cassette Recorders & Players

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TASCAM CD-A580 Cassette, USB & CD Player/Recorder

TASCAM CD-A580 Cassette, USB & CD Player/Recorder

B&H # TACDA580 MFR # CD-A580
Key Features
  • Cassette Deck, CD Player & MP3 Player
  • Plays Back CDs, Cassettes & MP3s
  • Record from CD to MP3 & Tape
  • Record from Tape to MP3
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TASCAM 202MKVII Rackmount USB Dual Cassette Deck

TASCAM 202MKVII Rackmount USB Dual Cassette Deck

Key Features
  • Two Twin-Head Cassette Decks
  • USB 2.0 Stereo Audio Output
  • One-Touch Dubbing
  • Parallel Recording
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Pyle Pro Dual Cassette Deck with MP3 Converter

Key Features
  • Convert Tapes to MP3
  • Normal/High-Speed Copy Function
  • Two Speed Direct-Dubbing from Cassette
  • Dynamic Noise Suppression
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Pyle Pro PT649D Dual Cassette Player and Recorder

B&H # PYPT649D MFR # PT649D
Key Features
  • 2 Independent Tape Deck Slots
  • LED Screen with Digital Counter
  • Front-Panel Button Control Center
  • Dynamic Interference Noise Reduction
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Pyle Pro PT639D Stereo Dual Cassette Deck with Digital Noise Reduction

B&H # PYPT639D MFR # PT639D
Key Features
  • Playback, Record, Copy Cassette Tapes
  • Record from Tape to Tape
  • Record from Line-Input to Tape
  • Digital Noise-Reduction System
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Califone CAS1500 Cassette Player/Recorder

B&H # CACAS1500 MFR # CAS1500
Key Features
  • Durable ABS Construction
  • Cassette Playback and Recording
  • Integrated Mic and Speaker
  • 2.5mm/3.5mm Remote Mic Inputs
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Expected availability: 7-14 Business Days
  • This item cannot be canceled or returned.

All About Cassette Players (Tape Decks) & Recorders

Cassette players and tape recorders are reliable, straightforward devices that many professionals still use today. Some audiophiles appreciate the warm and saturated sound of cassette tapes, while the retro aesthetic appeals to many others. Whether you're listening or recording, cassette tapes remain a fixture in the music industry.


Recording With Cassette Tapes

Although digital recording has gained much ground, audio tapes are still useful for all your recording needs. You can record notes and audio journals with cassette tape recorders, or copy audio from various sources onto cassette tapes with certain cassette decks. Musicians sometimes choose to record on cassette tapes, as it's a simple and straightforward way for artists to distribute their music. There are some audio cassette players with built-in condenser mics for studio-quality or pro audio recording and playback.


Features of Modern Cassette Tape Players/Decks

Modern cassette tape players, or cassette decks, have many advanced features. When you're archiving your cassette tape collection in MP3 format, you can use double cassette players to record two cassette tapes at the same time. Many stereo cassette players have high-quality, deep bass speakers, and are quite useful for playing cassette tapes at home. You can also connect some modern cassette players to your computer, which is perfect for recording MP3 onto tapes, or vice versa.

Benefits of Cassette Tape Players and Recorders

Cassette tape players are typically battery operated, which works well if you won't be near electric outlets for extended periods. Many tape players can run for over thirty hours on a couple of batteries. You can also store audio information on cassette tapes, instead of storing them on a computer server, for offline access. Many times, cassette players are the right choice for public address systems, like school intercoms.